H is for Hookem-snivey

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Hookem-snivey: to feign mortal sickness or disease in the streets to excite compassion. (see Egrote: to feign an illness to avoid work.)

 

 

 

howling
Howling their loneliness. (source: https://howlingforjustice.wordpress.com/category/spiritual/)

 

I´ve been called cunning,

deceitful, if nothing else;

a fool to the world.

 

But I´m ill for real.

Ill from love, ill from the loss.

A world weary lord.

 

Apathy, fury.

I want to howl this pain out,

but the wind is deaf.

 

I hope you are enjoying these little pieces of poetry that I´m doing this month.

If you missed the former posts, you can find them here:

  1. A is for Absinthe
  2. B is for Benjo
  3. C is for Carriwitchet
  4. D is for Dashed hopes
  5. E is for Evening Wheezes / Envy
  6. F is for Fawney-rig
  7. G is for Gigglemug

Here you can go to the Linky to the #BlogchatterA2Z post for the letter H

I´d love to hear from you. if you have any comment, or want to know more about this story, you can post a comment. Also, if you are doing the #AtoZChallenge, please drop here your link, I´d be happy to read your blog posts. 😀

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